Tag Archives: cloud backup

Is South Africa going to war against hackers with enough manpower backup?

12 Jun

Online criminals still seem to be winning the war even though South Africa has implemented a number of legislative changes to combat it. Authorities have noted the increase in cyber-attacks on companies and regular citizens, but not much progress seems to have been made in setting up strategies to combat future attacks. While hackers will […]

Exciting times ahead for Cloud backup in South Africa

6 Mar

As more and more businesses migrate their data and processes to the cloud in South Africa, it’s become blatantly obvious that a new focus has been acquired on the benefits of cloud backup strategies and the type of security that it provides.

Why online and cloud backup is better than an external hard drive

19 Jan

We all know that backing up our important data is vital, especially in the business environment, but with a variety of options available, how do you know which one is the best for you? One of the most popular choices is often between online backups and external hard drive backups. Many people worry that backing […]

Online backups and cloud backup myths

29 Dec

If you spend any time listening to what people think they know about cloud backups and backups in general, you are likely to hear many misconceptions. The fact that you are reading this article and listening to others means that you are, in all likelihood looking for a cloud backup or storage solution.  With all […]

Storage Decisions 2015 – What Attendees Learned About Cloud Storage

1 Dec

Storage Decisions 2015 was held in New York just last month. The panel of experts at the conference took the time to answer questions about how today’s data storage industry is affected by storage technologies, vendors and strategies. While the questions directed at the experts revolved around cloud storage, flash spinning disk and even tape […]

Why secure backup is necessary for remote offices and employees with remote offices

15 Sep

Recent studies involving 1 250 participants have uncovered an intriguing statistic; SA’s economy could be boosted by as much as R17billion by remote offices and employees working in the cloud.  The survey gathered results and responses from industry professionals such as software engineers, doctors, lawyers, accountants and architects. It comes as little surprise that more […]

Why choose Soteria for Online Cloud Backup?

8 Sep

We don’t mean to blow our own trumpet, but Soteria Cloud should be your first and only option when it comes to online cloud back-ups. Why? Well, first and foremost, we use local SA servers and that means that you will enjoy faster connections for your backups. You might think that overseas online backup deals […]

Top Things we Have Learned about Cloud Computing So Far

1 Sep

With Cloud Computing becoming the best way to work, store data and even run systems, it has become vital for our IT departments to learn as much as they can about it, to remain competitive, efficient and move with the times. Cloud Computing has been around for over 10 years now and offers a myriad […]

Cloud Backup – Why do I need it?

17 Mar

Cloud Backup is the way forward. We have heard it all too often and still many people resist – until it is too late that is. Too many people think that data loss is something that happens to everyone else – until it happens to them. If you find yourself fobbing off online back up […]

What is initial seeding for your online backup?

10 Mar

Let’s face it; backups are not something to be negotiated on. If you want the peace of mind that comes with the knowledge that your business won’t suffer the crippling damage of data loss, it’s essential to backup to the cloud.  You might have concerns about bandwidth usage and your internet cap when backing up […]